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The above image was taken by Jason Florio, whilst onboard the MOAS Responder search and rescue boat, currently in the Aegean Sea – for Battleface Insurance: ‘#personplacethings’
‘The Reading The Pictures Salon is an on-line, real-time discussion between photojournalists, visual academics and other visual or subject experts… .’ Read more, and register for the hangout (Sunday 10th January 2015 – 11am-1pm EST/4pm-6pm GMT), on the RTP’s salon website. The panel: MichelleBogre The New School Parsons; AnneDemo Penn State University; AlixandraFazzinaPhotographer, NOOR; JasonContinue reading “On-line hangout – ‘The Great Exodus: A Look at How the Migrant Crisis is Being Pictured in the Media’”
‘In the fetid bowels the last of an estimated 200 people that were below deck on a fishing boat carrying 416, wait for the rescue team to evacuate them. Many of them were Bangladeshis, who had lived in Libya as skilled guest workers until the security situation made it untenable to remain, forcing themContinue reading “Wednesday Photo: Bangladeshi and Pakistani migrants in the lower decks of an overcrowded people-smuggling fishing boat”